Living the Country Life

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The flower nectar used to make honey determines the taste, so you can change the flavor of this jelly by the honey you choose. Clover honey provides the mildest flavor, while buckwheat or blackberry...
  Prep: 45 minutes. Process: 5 minutes.  2–3 medium lemons 1-1/2 cups water 3-1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup honey 1/2 of a 6-ounce package (1 foil pouch) liquid fruit pectin 1....
This ruby-colored jam is as tasty as it is beautiful. Spread it over corn bread or a slice of angel food cake.
  Prep: 35 minutes Stand: 10 minutes + 24 hours 1 pound tart red cherries 1 cup mashed blueberries 4 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel 1 1.75-ounce package regular...
If you're lucky enough to have a fig tree, this is a great way to preserve the delicious flavor! If not, it's worth buying some figs to make this tasty jam!
  Prep: 50 min.; Process: 5 min. 2-3/4 pounds fresh Mission figs (30 to 35) 3/4 cup bottled lemon juice 1/3 cup water 1 ounce package powdered fruit pectin 7 cups sugar 1. Rinse figs...
This is a great way to use up your rhubarb! Try rhubarb-apricot, or one of the other varieties listed below!
5 cups rhubarb, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 cup water 5 cups sugar 1 cup apricot pie filling 2 three-ounce packages apricot-flavored gelatin 1. In 6-quart kettle or Dutch oven, simmer rhubarb...